Electronic Information Sharing to Improve Decision Making in Public Universities
Keywords:Information sharing, electronic information sharing, decision making, higher education sector
Sharing of information is one of the essential characteristic that makes the quality of businesses getting better. With the advent of information and communication technology (ICT), electronic information sharing is increasingly required in order to support decision making. Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHESR) in Iraq has given public universities authorities in making decisions. However, not all Iraqi public universities are able to make own decisions due to low experiences and insufficient resources, such as information. The lack of electronic information sharing between universities and MOHESR is considered as a huge gap in order to increase the universitiesâ€™ information. Four characteristics known as electronic information sharing, technological, organizational and environmental are studied to understand how they could influence universities to make better decision making.
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